Thales has unveiled a prototype of its “Immersive Business Class Seat,” developed in partnership with BE Aerospace and BMW Design Works, at the Aircraft Interiors Expo in Hamburg. “This is a five- to seven-year projected technology seat. If we had [an order] tomorrow, we could possibly do it [get it to market] within three to four years,” Thales inflight entertainment (IFE) and connectivity director, innovations/R&D Brett Bleacher told a small gathering of media ...

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